Disclaimer: I work for Cake Patterns as a Distributor and have received this pattern for free in exchange for photos for Steph to put up on the SewingCake site. The new Cake Patterns are coming out! I'm reviewing the Red Velvet dress. Just to be clear, it's not a dress for velvet fabrics. It works … Continue reading Cake Patterns’ Red Velvet dress!
Cake's Tiramisu dress is not new to me or to most of you but I did make some changes to my pattern before I cut out this awesome cherry knit from Nature's Fabrics. As of this posting, they're sold out but they do have the same cherry print on a rib- which is not the … Continue reading Sugar-free Cherry Tiramisu
Most of you know that I help with Cake distribution and if you didn't, you know now. For those of you who purchased the Hummingbird pattern during the pre-sale, you'll be receiving your pattern in a brightly colored envelope. The color of your envelope will decide your House for the sew-along. Check out the Flickr … Continue reading Hummingbird SewAlong
The Cabarita pattern - that top I just made - has me daydreaming. I love this top and I'm currently obsessed with figuring out ways to play with fabric with this top. Here's an idea I'm mulling over, though beyond this one I'm at a loss. There's this black swirls mesh knit from Marcy Tilton … Continue reading Cabarita Inspiration
Some of you already know that I help Steph with shipping Cake Patterns to those of you living in the Northern Hemisphere. It's about time for another big shipment of patterns and I want to show you the Hummingbird skirt (orange view) and one of the new RiFF patterns from Cake, the Cabarita Top. Disclosure: … Continue reading Hummingbird Skirt & Cabarita Top
I showed you how I work my Weber in my Pavlova skirt but I wanted to show you how I wore it yesterday. In these pictures, you can also actually see that the binding on the skirt is purple, not blue. I fiddled with color on those other pics but I was defeated. The purple … Continue reading Wearing my Pavlova
I've been making more cake, aka every day, wear lately and I really needed some frosting. I have a sweet tooth in my sewing. A serious sweet tooth. I had been working on a full petticoat since Spring 2012 and just finally finished it. You know what urged me to finish it? The Pavlova skirt … Continue reading Pink Pavlova Frosting